Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013
Oak Cliff Earth Day will be a fun, pet-friendly event from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Lake Cliff Park.

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013 Lake Cliff ParkThis year's events will feature fabulous food vendors, speakers at the Earth Day Educational Event, a "Pooch Smooch" booth, the second annual "Mutt Strut" parade and more.

This year's newest event is a dog kissing booth called the "Pooch Smooch". Sloppy kisses will be available with proceeds to benefit elderly area residents who need help with providing for their pets.

Registration for the "Mutt Strut" parade begins at noon and Oak Cliff Earth Day Mutt Strut 2013ends at 1:30 p.m.; there is no entry fee. The parade through the grounds begins at 1:45 p.m. and the competition begins at 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the dogs with costumes and personalities that best embody Earth Day.

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013 Food Vendors:

  • El Padrino
  • Gandolfo's Deli
  • Hunky's Hamburgers
  • La Original Michoacana
  • Maracas Cocina Mexicana
  • Naami Truck
  • Spiral Diner
  • Ssahm BBQ Gourmet Korean Taco Truck
  • Sweetie V's Food Truck
  • The Butcher's Son

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013 Green Speaks Schedule

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Tree Talk: Proper Maintenance, Care and Selection
Eric Larner, Citizen Forester, Dallas Urban Forest Advisory Committee

1:15pm – 1:45pm
Making Every Drop Count
Lorrie Reeves, TX A&M AgriLife Urban Water Programs

2:00pm – 2:30pm
WaterWise/Earth-Kind Landscaping Techniques
Tammy Risser, Dallas County Master Gardener Association

2:45pm – 3:15pm
Composting 101
Joseph Hardy, City of Dallas Waste Diversion

3:30pm – 4:00pm
West Nile Virus Prevention Tips
Scott Sawlis, M.S., Dallas County Health & Human Services

4:15pm – 4:45pm
Radiant Barrier & Attic Ventilation
Chris Arrington, Arrington Roofing & Energy Solutions

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013 would not be possible without its sponsors, including:

  • AIDS Arms LifeWalk
  • Allegro Guitar Society
  • Amnesty International
  • Anthem Strong Families
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Blackland Prairie Raptor Center
  • Boxing Babes - Round 7
  • Brumley Gardens
  • Cease The Grease
  • City of Dallas Dept. of Street Services
  • City of Dallas Sanitation Waste Diversion
  • City of Dallas Stormwater Management
  • Cockrell Hill Beautification Association
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Dallas Black Vegetarian Society of Texas
  • Dallas Council of Garden Clubs
  • Dallas County DHHS Emergency Preparedness Division
  • Dallas County Master Gardeners
  • Dallas County Schools
  • Dallas Fire Rescue
  • Dallas Police Department SW Patrol Division
  • Dallas Reading & Language Services
  • Dallas Story Telling Guild
  • Dallas Urban Forest Advisory Committee
  • Dallas Vegan
  • Dallas Water Utilities - Conservation Division
  • DORBA
  • Downwinders at Risk
  • Eco Life Services International
  • FW District, US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Erecycler, LLC
  • Friends of Greiner Arts Academy & Middle School
  • Friends of Oak Cliff Parks
  • Get Gay Stuff
  • GROW North Texas
  • Girl Scout Troop 115
  • Green Mountain Energy
  • GreenDallas/Office of Environmental Quality
  • Groundwork Dallas
  • Handled With Care Massage
  • Harbin Scout Museum
  • Holy Kombucha
  • If You Knew…
  • In A Pickle Foods, LLC
  • Ipanema Cheese Bread, LLC
  • JD's Tree Service
  • John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
  • Keep Oak Cliff Beautiful
  • Kidd Springs Neighborhood Association
  • Keist Park Community Group
  • LULAC
  • NCTCOG Transportation Dept.
  • North Oak Cliff Library Friends
  • North Oak Cliff United Police Patrol
  • Oak Cliff Cargo Bicycles
  • Oak Cliff Lions Club
  • Old Oak Cliff Conservation League
  • Oak Cliff Organics
  • Population Media Center, TX Chapter
  • PSW Real Estate
  • Rainbow Garden Club North Texas
  • REI
  • Rhizome Properties LLC
  • Richter's Best Bug Bait
  • Sierra Club
  • Sunset Hills Association of Neighbors
  • Teco Theatrical Productions, Inc.
  • Texas Discovery Gardens
  • Texas Honeybee Guild
  • The Healthy Dose
  • The Senior Source
  • Trinity Haymarket LLC
  • Twelve Hills Nature Center
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff
  • US EPA Region 6
  • Winnetka Heights Neighborhood Association
  • World Vision
  • Wynnewood Heights Neighborhood Association
  • Yoga Aquarium

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013 Artisans

  • Bat Broad - CNR
  • Birdbox2
  • CM Artisans
  • Daliena
  • Dallas Soap Company
  • Dowdy Studio
  • Dylan and Company
  • Eagle Heart Trading Post
  • Fitzpinnins
  • Free Lisa / Banner Theory
  • From The Ends of the Earth
  • Isabella Mohr, Artisan in Oak Cliff
  • Les Jardins de Pascale
  • O'Kelly Woodworking
  • Resurrection Art
  • SB Freelance Face Painting
  • Solidarity Peddlers
  • Songbird Designs
  • SR Originals
  • Sweetly Recycled

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013 Animal Advocates

  • Animal Allies of Texas
  • Animal Rights & Rescue of North Texas
  • Before The Bridge
  • Camp Bow Wow & Home Buddies
  • Dallas Companion Animal Project
  • DFW Cocker Spaniel Rescue
  • DFW Dachshund Rescue
  • Green Pet
  • League of Animal Protectors
  • Mercy For Animals
  • My Pet's MVP
  • Seniors' Pet Assistance Network
  • The Gentle Zoo
  • The Humane League
  • The Petropolitan